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Illinois high school boys basketball polls

Dunks, blocks and big shots by local boys and girls basketball teams

Take a look at some of the big shots and moments caught on video from high school boys and girls basketball teams in the metro-east.
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Take a look at some of the big shots and moments caught on video from high school boys and girls basketball teams in the metro-east.

Here are the rankings of Illinois high school boys basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters:

Class 4A

No.TeamW-LPtsPrv
1.Curie26-1882
2.Whitney Young23-6753
3.Belleville West (1)23-3741
4.Normal Community22-3515
5.Danville23-3466
6. Marian Catholic24-3434
7.Evanston25-4287
T-8.Bloom21-3248
T-8. Collinsville26-324NR
10.Rockford East27-3219

Others receiving votes: Moline 10, Bolingbrook 3, Homewood-Flossmoor 3, Geneva 2, Lincoln Park 2, York 1.

Class 3A

No.TeamW-LPtsPrv
1.Bogan (10)22-21161
2.Morgan Park (1)24-31092
3.Springfield Southeast (1)22-2953
4.East St. Louis22-5874
5.Peoria Notre Dame19-4635
6.Lincoln22-2616
7.Rock Falls24-2388
8.Ottawa20-2279
9.St. Viator20-51910
10. St. Laurence22-3127

Others receiving votes: Farragut 11, Kankakee 4, Herrin 4, Normal University 4, Taylorville 2, Highland 2, DePaul Prep, Lindblom 1, Peoria Manual 1, Carbondale 1.

Class 2A

No.TeamW-LPtsPrv
1.Nashville (12)28-21351
2.Orr (2)18-101143
3.Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley24-21064
4.Leo19-7962
5.Alton Marquette25-3737
6. Bloomington Central Catholic20-7585
7. Teutopolis27-5546
8.Dunbar18-5408
9.Fairfield27-2369
10.Sterling Newman24-313NR

Others receiving votes: Corliss 11, Williamsville 10, Casey-Westfield 7, Warsaw West Hancock 6, Pinckneyville 5, Aurora Christian 4, Aledo (Mercer County) 2.

Class 1A

No.TeamW-LPtsPrv
1.Providence -St. Mel (8)21-61151
2.Cissna Park (2)24-31122
3. Kewanee (Wethersfield) (2)23-21063
4.Moweaqua Central A&M (1)25-3974
5.East Dubuque24-1696
6.Ottawa Marquette25-2567
7. Winchester-West Central22-6555
8.Concord Triopia26-2508
T-9. Thompsonville26-2159
T-9.Elmwood21-21510

Others receiving votes: Nokomis 11, Madison 9, Sesser-Valier 3, Newark 1, Champaign Judah Christian 1.

Dean Criddle has worked at the Belleville News-Democrat for 32 years as a sports writer. Dean graduated from SIUE with a double major in journalism and English, is married and lives in Belleville.
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